Santiago Pérez is a painter of colorful and dramatic paintings in the Hispanic, western landscape, cowboy, and surrealist-fantasy genres. Santiago paints horses, cowboy scenes, portraits, Southwestern landscape, and imaginary worlds of fantastic creatures. He gets his inspiration from art history, folk tales, stories, and poetry. He says he has been influenced by "Bosch, Van der Weyden, Holbein, Brueghel, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Velasquez, Stubbs, Turner, Rosetti, Rodin, Monet, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Bierstadt, Friedrich, Rivera, N.C. Wyeth, Dali, Duchamp, Picasso, Pollock, Rothko, Pearlstein, Weller, Kiefer, Richter, Colunga, Botero, Frazetta, Nerdrum, and Crumb. And, probably more."

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La princesa de las ranas pescamoscas
2003|Lithograph|22"x30"| Edition of 60

Santiago Pérez